NAB writes letter to ECP for Sharmila Farooqi’s disqualification

Latest Update: July 21, 2016 | 231 Views

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has written a letter to Election Commission of Pakistan that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Sharmila Farooqui is accused in a case, therefore, she could not hold public office.

The letter, available with Geo News, stated that as per law, Farooqui was ineligible to hold public office or being elected due to the conviction for 21 years with effect from April 28, 2001.

After entering into a plea bargain with NAB in 2001, Farooqui was declared ineligible for any government post for 21 years in Steel Mill reference.

She is currently the Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for culture and tourism.


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